Tag: conservation

Eco-Exchange Week 14

Microbeads to plastic free products This week we look at microbeads, something which is in a lot of products we use every day, products which end up washed down the sink and into our water systems. I’ll start with a definition:  “Microbeads are manufactured…

Eco-Exchange Week 12

New household products to recycled products Whilst making a journey towards greener living we’ve found that we reflect on everything we buy. From picking up loose vegetable rather than plastic ones to changing the products we use which you can see across previous articles….

Eco-Exchange week 11

Long showers to timed showers An average shower uses 7.75 litres per minute with power showers using 17 litres per minute. According to waterwise the average shower is about 8 minutes. This is about accurate for us. When I thought about it I realised…

Eco-Exchange Challenge: Week 4

Tap Water to Rain Water I like big butts and I cannot lie…big waterbutts to harvest all the lovely rain we get in the UK! Since moving house a little over a year ago we hadn’t done much in way of making our garden…

Eco-Exchange: Week 1

Plastic Toothbrushes to Bamboo Toothbrushes Welcome to our very first eco-exchange. You’ll find more detail about the challenge here. We had a good think about what to do for our first challenge and ran through our average day and realised we should start at the…

Guerrilla Gardening

So, as a family we like to a spread positivity to our fellow person, help the environment and have fun. We have dabbled a few times in guerrilla gardening which helps us to address all of these goals. So what is guerrilla gardening? Essentially…